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    MVPs of the Movies: Tom Hanks, Harrison Ford, Eddie Murphy and Robin Williams Top the List

    What does it take to be one of the most valuable actors of all time? 24/7 Wall St. considered this and ranked almost 700 leading actors. They found that in order to top the list, an actor needed to have starred in not just one but several high-grossing franchises

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    Trailer Watch: Ken Watanabe in Japanese Remake of Eastwood's 'Unforgiven'

    Check out the first teaser trailer for the Ken Watanabe remake of Clint Eastwood's classic 1992 Western "Unforgiven."

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    NEW AND NOTABLE FILM BOOKS—Part 1

    I’m overdue with a new film book survey, and with the holidays upon us I’m trying my best to catch up. If you sense some redundancy in my descriptions of the following titles, it’s because they are all elaborate, beautifully printed coffee-table books.

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    To The Left, To The Left: Beyonce Exits Clint Eastwood's 'A Star Is Born'

    Well, it's back to the starting blocks—again—for Warner Bros. forever developing "A Star Is Born" as Beyonce has left the building.

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    Clint Abides: TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE

    In one of his great essays about baseball, the late A. Bartlett Giamatti famously called the game “our best invention to stay change.” Giamatti (who, besides being president of Yale University, was briefly commissioner of Major League Baseball) added, “I need to think somethin...

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Trouble With The Curve,' 'End Of The Street' & 'End Of Watch' Battle For #1

    If you bet any money on this weekend’s box office, you'll have to wait on Monday’s actuals, because this is a tight race between three new releases jockeying for the top spot with lukewarm grosses. Also, maybe see someone for your gambling problem.

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    The Best Online Writing About Clint Eastwood

    In honor (or in spite of) "Trouble with the Curve"), we've assembled a list of notable pieces delving into star Clint Eastwood's career.

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    Sorry Sly, Clint Eastwood Says He's "Probably Not" Going To Do 'Expendables 3'

    While he isn't berating inanimate objects, Clint Eastwood makes movies, and this Friday he'll take his cantankerous self to the baseball diamond in "Trouble With The Curve" (review here). It's another rare acting outing for the man who has mostly spent the last little while beh...

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    Early Reviews for 'Trouble with the Curve,' Eastwood's 'Gran Torino' Meets 'Moneyball' Antithesis

    For someone who has enjoyed such a golden career to date, Oscar-winner Clint Eastwood, 82, seems to be tempting fate, finally. He earned tough reviews for his performance at the Republican National Convention (SNL's inevitable Eastwood-with-chair spoof is below) and deflects questions about his wife...

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    Review: 'Trouble With The Curve' Is A Lifeless Baseball Drama That Throws A Few Innings Too Many

    Despite a recent mishap involving an empty chair meant to be President Barack Obama, actor Clint Eastwood has been relatively out of sight when it comes to the press. He mostly turns up at awards shows come January every year or so, and he’s perhaps best known at this point for his work behind...

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